Golf

Altadena Golf Course

1456 E. Mendocino St., Los Angeles, CA, 91001

626-797-3821

Altadena Golf Course has you teeing off on a putting green of natural grass that’s been recently upgraded along with the café, cocktail lounge, and shop.

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Arroyo Seco

1055 Lohman Ln., Los Angeles, CA, 91030

323-255-1506

South Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco miniature golf course is not big or elaborate like those theme-parky installations you see from the freeway…

Website: http://www.arroyoseco.com/

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Hahamonga Watershed

550 N. Oak Grove Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90041

At this summer’s Japan Open, disc golfers from across the globe played for a $26,000 purse. Closer to home, the sport holds a cultlike sway, and for good reason…

Website: http://www.lamountains.com/parks.asp?parkid=643

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John Edmond Jr.

10460 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90064

310-839-9812

How good is John Edmond Jr.? A number of his students are members of elite clubs like Hillcrest, El Caballero, and the L.A. Country Club and have the time and money to go to anyone…

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Penmar Municipal Golf Course

1233 Rose Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90291

310-396-6228

Executive courses, as the truncated versions of the 18-hole game are called, too often feel claustrophobic and look dog-eared from the heavy use. Not Penmar Municipal Golf Course in Venice…

Website: http://www.ci.la.ca.us/RAP/golf/cdp_penmar.htm

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The Greens

26501 McBean Pkwy., Los Angeles, CA, 91355

661-222-2900

Miniature golf long ago made the leap from sport to kitsch. The game became secondary to the amusement, a goof played on worn carpets amid the requisite windmills and pirate ships…

Website: http://www.placesofamerica.com/golf/1010867.html

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Tregnan Golf Academy

4341 Griffith Park Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90027

323-906-3858

Get your kid off grand theft Auto and into the great outdoors with golf…

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Veterans Administration Golf Course

11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90025

310-268-3205

In the time it takes our brethren to work through the queue at Rancho Park, we’re already on the fourth hole at the par 3 Veterans Administration Golf Course in Brentwood…

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